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Malaysia Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2022

Malaysia Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2022 for Android
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Mobile gaming is big business in Malaysia. Moreover, despite the country's developing status, gaming apps, which require substantially more wireless infrastructure than PC or platform games, already account for over half of the country’s gaming market.

In this article, we will provide a number of detailed mobile games statistics and insights into the Malaysia Android game market with focus on mobile games only. We will cover a number of topics, including: how many Malaysian game publishers exist on the Google Play Store, how many mobile games they have released, and how Malaysian mobile games have performed compared to the global average. The data is aggregated based on address, such that only major game publishers and ones with valid Malaysian addresses on the Android market have been considered. Furthermore, all download statistics are estimates.

How Many Mobile Game Publishers Are from Malaysia?

There are more than 492 Malaysian publishers on Google Play out of all 158,018 game publishers. One of the biggest Malaysian publishers are Mad Elephant Studios Sports Fun Games, MEDIASOFT ENTERTAINMENT, Media Prima Digital, Kurechii, SIAMGAME, Les'Copaque Games Development Inc., Kaigan Games OÜ, Lipandes Studios, LC Games Development Inc, SAN . Less than 1% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Malaysia. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

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How Many Mobile Games Are from Malaysian Publishers?

There are more than 1,351 games from Malaysian publishers on Google Play out of the 425,892 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Malaysian publishers are . Less than 1% of all mobile games on Google Play are from Malaysian publishers. Filter for mobile games by publisher country with our tool here.

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How Are Mobile Games from Malaysian Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 1,351 games from Malaysian publishers on Google Play is 3.97 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all mobile games which is 3.90. Mobile Games from Malaysian publishers on Google Play have on average 1,512 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 7,495 ratings. Sort by the best rated game or by the game with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Malaysian Mobile Games
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3.90 stars
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How Many Downloads Do Mobile Game from Malaysian Publishers Get?

Mobile Games by Malaysian publishers have an average of 104.97k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 561.83k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

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Average Downloads Per Malaysian Mobile Game
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How Do Malaysian Mobile Games Monetize?

4% of games by Malaysian publishers are paid. That is a lower value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 4% are paid. 81% of games by Malaysian publishers include ads. That is a higher value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 27% of games by Malaysian publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 22% of games.

Paid Mobile Games monetization paid Malaysian Paid Mobile Games4% Overall Paid Mobile Games4%
Ads monetization ads Malaysian Include Ads81% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing monetization iap Malaysian In-App Billing27% Overall In-App Billing22%

Do Malaysian Mobile Games Publishers Release on both iOS and Android?

19% of games of Malaysian publishers are available on both Google Play and iTunes. But overall they put less effort in publishing on both stores, compared to the average publisher with 20%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores.

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Who Are the Top 15 Malaysian Mobile Game Publishers Based on Downloads?

The following are the top publishers from Malaysia that accumulated most downloads.

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1 Mad Elephant Studios Sports Fun Games

Mad Elephant Studios Sports Fun Games is on position 1 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. Mad Elephant Studios Sports Fun Games is a Malaysian mobile gaming app developer and publisher. Mad Elephant Studios Sports Fun Games has developed the apps World Soccer Games 2014 Cup, Football Games: Action Soccer, Keeper - Football Goalkeeper Penalty Blocker, Basketball Games - Free Run And Dunk 3D, and more. They own 8 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 28.83m+ times.

28.83m+
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2 MEDIASOFT ENTERTAINMENT

MEDIASOFT ENTERTAINMENT is on position 2 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. MEDIASOFT ENTERTAINMENT is a mobile gaming app developer and publisher based in Malaysia. MEDIASOFT ENTERTAINMENT is responsible for the apps Roll Spike Sepak Takraw, LiNing Jump Smash 15 Badminton, Li-Ning Jump Smash™ 2014, Li-Ning Jump Smash 2013™, and more. They own 3 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 11.74m+ times.

11.74m+
3
3 Media Prima Digital

Media Prima Digital is on position 3 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. Media Prima Digital embraces technical innovation, digital solutions, and creative strategies. They offer a wide range of services, including digital consultancy that encompasses creative solutions, diversified platform services, e-commerce expertise, and the development and incubation of mobile applications and games. Media Prima Digital has developed Ejen Ali : Emergency, tonton, Mak Cun's Adventure, Ejen Ali:MATA Training Academy, and more. They own 16 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 9.06m+ times.

9.06m+
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4 Kurechii

Kurechii is on position 4 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. Kurechii is a Malaysia-based mobile games studio. Founded in 2009, they are fueled by passion, creativity, and determination, and aim to bring more memorable and unique games to the world. Kurechii has developed the apps Tiny Guardians, Postknight, Chicky Duo, and King's League: Odyssey. They own 5 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 8.84m+ times.

8.84m+
5
5 SIAMGAME

SIAMGAME is on position 5 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. SIAMGAME is a top mobile games developer committed to creating fun, high-quality games. They are based in Malaysia. SIAMGAME has published Mabinogi-Fantasy Life, Dragon Nest M - SEA, BLEACH Mobile 3D, MU Origin-TH, and more. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 5.78m+ times.

5.78m+
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6 Les'Copaque Games Development Inc.

Les'Copaque Games Development Inc. is on position 6 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. Les'Copaque Games Development Inc. is a Malaysia-based mobile gaming app developer. Les'Copaque Games Development Inc. created the app Upin Ipin Demi Metromillenium. They own a single game that has been downloaded more than 5.33m+ times.

5.33m+
1
7 Kaigan Games OÜ

Kaigan Games OÜ is on position 7 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. Kaigan Games OÜ is a mobile games publisher based in Malaysia. Kaigan Games OÜ has developed SIMULACRA 2, SIMULACRA - Found phone horror mystery, SIM - Sara Is Missing, SIMULACRA: Pipe Dreams, and more. They own 4 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 4.41m+ times.

4.41m+
4
8 Lipandes Studios

Lipandes Studios is on position 8 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. Lipandes Studios is a Malaysian mobile games developer that builds app versions of classic and traditional games. Lipandes Studios created the apps Damas - traditional board games, Damas (Spanish Checkers), Word Search: Spanish, Mancala, and more. They own 13 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 4.06m+ times.

4.06m+
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9 LC Games Development Inc

LC Games Development Inc is on position 9 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. LC Games Development Inc is a Malaysian mobile games producer. LC Games Development Inc is behind the apps Upin Ipin Spotter, DaDuDiDo Sports, Storybook Upin & Ipin, Upin & Ipin Jeng Jeng Jeng, and more. They own 4 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 3.65m+ times.

3.65m+
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10 SAN

SAN is on position 10 of the biggest Malaysian game publishers. SAN is a Malaysian mobile gaming app developer. SAN has developed and published one, two, three, four, and more. They own 35 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 3.53m+ times.

3.53m+
35

What Are the Most Used SDKs by Malaysian Mobile Game Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Malaysia game publishers. To find out which mobile games integrate the following SDK use our App Market Explorer. We have also aggregated the worldwide Top Ad Network SDKs and other categories.

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1 sdk icon Google Ads AdMob

76% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 931 games. Google Ads AdMob is a mobile advertising platform that enables users to monetize their mobile applications via in-app advertising. AdMob is based on the Google Mobile Ads SDK and serves over 200 billion ad requests a month, with over 1 million advertisers and 1 million apps currently running on the AdMob mobile ad network.

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2 sdk icon Google Firebase

72% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have Google Firebase integrated. In total 882 games. Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform SDK that gives app builders the ability to develop their apps faster, without worrying about infrastructure. It includes functionalities like analytics, databases, messaging and crash reporting so developers can move quickly and focus on their users.

72
882
3 sdk icon Google Play In-app billing

48% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 594 games. Google Play In-App Billing is an SDK that lets developers sell digital content on Android applications. It can be used to sell one-time products, rewarded products, subscriptions, and more.

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4 FMOD

45% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 552 games.

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552
5 Unity3D

45% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 552 games.

45
552
6 sdk icon Google Play Game Services

37% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have Google Play Game Services integrated. In total 454 games. Google Play Game Services is an SDK that provides cross-platform services that gives app developers the ability to easily integrate popular gaming features such as achievements, leaderboards, Saved Games, and real-time multiplayer on their tablet and mobile games.

37
454
7 sdk icon Google Drive

36% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have Google Drive integrated. In total 445 games. The Google Drive SDK makes it possible for app developers to create mobile, web, and desktop apps that leverage Google Drive cloud storage. This includes reading, writing, and syncing files in Google Drive.

36
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8 sdk icon gson

36% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have gson integrated. In total 441 games. Gson is a Google-developed Java library that app developers can leverage to convert Java Objects into their JSON representation, and vice versa. It works with arbitrary Java objects, including pre-existing objects of which developers do not have the source-code.

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9 sdk icon Facebook

33% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have Facebook integrated. In total 402 games. Facebook offers an SDK that helps app developers build engaging social apps and get more installs. The SDK enables everything from powerful analytics, to Facebook’s secure login feature, to Facebook ads.

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10 sdk icon Unity Ads

32% of mobile games from Malaysian publishers have Unity Ads integrated. In total 395 games. The Unity Ads SDK helps publishers integrate especially video advertisements, aimed at maximizing revenue and improving user experience, into their games. Unity Ads gives developers the ability to offer users a variety of rewards in exchange for watching videos, such as additional “life,” currency, score increases, etc.

32
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What Are the Most Used Android Mobile Games Permissions by Malaysian Publishers?

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Malaysia mobile games publishers. Use our App Market Explorer to filter the Google Play Store by mobile games with specific permissions.

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1 Internet Access

android.permission.INTERNET makes it possible for app publishers to create network sockets and use custom network protocols within their apps. This permission is not required for internet connection however, as the mobile browser provides all apps with the ability to send data to the internet. 97% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 1,314 games.

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2 Network Information Access

The android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE permission can be leveraged by app developers to enable their apps to view information about network connections. This information includes such things as which networks exist and which already have connections. 91% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 1,229 games.

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3 Phone Sleep Mode Preventation

android.permission.WAKE_LOCK gives apps the ability to prevent the phone they are running on from going into sleep mode. This is good for apps, like YouTube, that get extended periods of engagement that do not necessarily require the user to touch the screen or otherwise interact physically with the device. 62% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 833 games.

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4 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 54% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Billing permission. Total 724 games.

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5 Write External Storage

android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE makes it possible for app developers to enable their apps to modify or delete the contents of users’ SD cards. 43% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 582 games.

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6 Wifi Information Access

App publishers can leverage android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE to enable their app to view information about Wi-Fi networking. This includes whether Wi-Fi is enabled and the names of the connected Wi-Fi devices. 41% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 552 games.

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7 Vibration

android.permission.VIBRATE makes it possible for app builders to give their apps control over the vibrating function of the devices they are running on. 31% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 414 games.

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8 Read External Storage

The android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE permission allows app developers to enable their apps to read the contents of user SD cards. 30% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 405 games.

30
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9 Install Referrer

Apps often advertise other apps. By leveraging com.google.android.finsky.permission.BIND_GET_INSTALL_REFERRER_SERVICE apps can make sure that installs of other apps launched via their ads are properly attributed. 29% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 395 games.

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10 Push Notification

com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE can be used within apps to allow them to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app’s service. It should be noted however, that using this service will incur data usage, and malicious apps could cause excess data usage. 27% of the games from Malaysian publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 366 games.

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What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Malaysia?

The following shows the official Google Play mobile games top chart of Malaysia. There are no games from Malaysian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Malaysia's Grossing Top Chart?

The following shows the official Google Play Grossing mobile games chart of Malaysia. There are no games from Malaysian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Arcade Mobile Games in Malaysia's Top Chart?

The following shows the official Google Play Arcade mobile games chart of Malaysia. There are no games from Malaysian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Casual Mobile Games in Malaysia?

The following shows the official Google Play casual mobile games chart of Malaysia. There are no games from Malaysian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Racing Mobile Games in Malaysia?

The following shows the official Google Play racing mobile games chart of Malaysia. There are no games from Malaysian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Action Mobile Games in Malaysia?

The following shows the official Google Play action mobile games chart of Malaysia. There are no games from Malaysian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Simulation Mobile Games in Malaysia?

The following shows the official Google Play simulation mobile games chart of Malaysia. There are no games from Malaysian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Strategy Mobile Games in Malaysia?

The following shows the official Google Play stranegy mobile games chart of Malaysia. There are no games from Malaysian publishers. See the full chart here.